The first table below looks at the demand for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 206 186 209
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Contract jobs citing OpenView 4 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.00% 2.68% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 10
Average daily rate £338 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £313 £258
% change year-on-year
-24.80% +21.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.65 £32.00 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-66.71% +155.38%
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
399 411 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.18% 6.59% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 302 281
Average daily rate £414 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
OpenView
London

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenView across the City of London region.

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenView
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OpenView Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the City of London region.

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenView also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenView.

1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) SNMP
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) OVSD
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenView also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenView. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) IPv4
4 1 (12.50%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView Expert
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Content Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) OVSD
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) DameWare
3 1 (12.50%) HP NNM
3 1 (12.50%) OVIS
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) OVPA
3 1 (12.50%) OVPI
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Clearswift
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet